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Construction Project Manager
Areas of Responsibility:

Scheduling

  • Schedule utilizing Inspired Homes scheduling software and ensure that all construction activity follows the established critical path and cycle time requirements.
  • Understand and maintain the current lead times for trade partners and provide them with schedule updates on a timely basis.
  • Properly schedule and oversee the completion of all designated municipal inspections.
  • Update company status reporting information according to established timeframes.
  • Ensure all homes are 100% complete on or before the established Pre-Settlement and Quality Inspection Dates.


Contractor Management

  • Review all applicable job-specific information with trade partners prior to commencement of work.
  • Provide regular written feedback to Purchasing Department on trade partner performance.


Job Site and Community Management

  • Properly manage the location and appearance of all job site equipment, restrooms, and materials to ensure they do not interfere with marketing efforts and occupied homes.
  • Ensure homes and production sites under construction are maintained in a clean, well-organized, safe, and secure manner.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and accessible field office and construction storage area.
  • Know and enforce job site rules, regulations, and safety.


Customer Relations

  • Schedule and conduct all formal "points of conduct" according to the established formats and promptly follow-up on any outstanding questions or issues.
  • Initiate additional contact with customers according to division requirements.
  • Ensure expectations are being accurately established at all points of contact using the Homeowner Manual and company outlines and checklists.
  • Be courteous and present a professional appearance when interacting with customers.
  • Properly document customer concerns and come to a conclusion with the customer within agreed upon time frames.
  • Respond to customer contact within established timeframes and document all communication in the homeowner file.
  • Achieve the company specified customer satisfaction goals as measured by the Avid Ratings customer survey.
  • Construction Cost Control.
  • Correctly identify and document all variances and determine their cause to ensure future elimination.
  • Continually monitor job sites to identify and correct inefficiencies and waste.
  • Authorize payment only after field verification of quality and 100% completion of work.
  • Resolve any questions or problems regarding invoices and/or payments with the appropriate parties.
  • Adhere to all established policies and procedures for authorizing and payment of non-contract work.


Materials Management

  • Ensure material deliveries are accurate regarding quality and quantity and handle any discrepancies on site at the time of delivery or within 48 hours.
  • Ensure the proper delivery and storage of materials to guard against theft, damage, or misuse.
  • Promptly and properly communicate material variances to Purchasing & Estimating Department
  • Properly document all material returns.


Quality Management

  • Review plan accuracy and properly communicate any problems to the Product Development Department.
  • Enforce the company quality standards at all times.
  • Ensure adherence to all defect-prevention procedures.
  • Walk all homes under construction according to company practices and conduct in-line inspections. Document in homeowner file all in-line inspection checklists.
  • Conduct all quality control inspections in accordance with company requirements. Document in homeowner file all quality inspection checklists.
  • Conduct pre-settlement orientations on homes and ensure all items are 100% complete and signed off prior to closing.


Safety Standards

  • Constantly monitor job sites and address apparent safety issues immediately.


Construction Knowledge and Skills

  • Has basic knowledge and understanding of all national and local codes.
  • Has basic knowledge of all scopes of work, contracts, blueprints, and insurance requirements.


General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete all established paperwork, reports, and files in accordance with the company format and timeframes.
  • Present a professional image in accordance with company appearance standards.
  • Maintain a high level of ethics and integrity in all dealings.
  • Maintain a personal time management system to facilitate organization and efficiency.
  • Assist with all other projects and special tasks as directed by management.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.


Required Qualifications:

  • Previous home building experience as a residential Project Manager/Superintendent managing high volume, production building.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects
  • Must have knowledge of residential construction practices and methods.
  • Possess a take-charge attitude and be able to handle high pressure situations.
  • Good organizational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Current Driver's License
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field is preferred but not required


Core Competencies

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Integrity & Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.

Time Management: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Conflict Management: Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.

Self-Knowledge: Knows personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits; seeks feedback; gains insights from mistakes; is open to criticism; isn't defensive; is receptive to talking about shortcomings; looks forward to balanced (+'s and -'s) performance reviews and career decisions.

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New Home Sales Associate with New Home Star
New Home Sales AssociateDescription

Want a fun, inclusive work culture that emphasizes development and recognition? Are you a motivated, goal-oriented professional looking to take the next step in your career? New Home Star is the place for you!

Our company is looking for a New Home Sales Associate with intermediate experience in sales, customer service, and/or real estate to add to our nationwide team. As a New Home Sales Associate, you are responsible for cultivating and maintaining strong customer relationships throughout their home-building journey. Your role in this process is crucial, as you will act as a resource to educate customers and set essential expectations for a successful new home build. This role is located in the greater Kansas City, MO area with our builder partner, Inspired Homes.

At New Home Star, our number one core value is to provide excellent careers for our people! By joining our team, you will see this value emphasized in all aspects of your career.

  • Best-In-Class Training - support network, proprietary sales enablement platform, as well as on-site mentoring, and resources to ensure career path to success.
  • High Income Potential - on target earning predicated on your efforts, merits, and cooperatively set goals.
  • Dedicated Marketing - to support your efforts in community engagement, lead generation, and outreach.
  • Award-Winning Culture - with thoughtful recognition and opportunities to participate in local and national team bonding events.
  • Volunteer Opportunities - allowed time away to give back in meaningful ways.


Pay Structure & Benefits

  • Salary-based compensation, plus commission, and eligible for quarterly bonuses.
  • Paid time off, ability to accrue up to two weeks of paid personal time as well as paid company holidays.
  • Access to Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance. Most of these offerings come with generous company contributions to premiums (subject to all eligibility requirements).
  • Options for Health Savings Account with a company contribution for you and any covered dependents and Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care expense.
  • Additional benefits such as Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program is provided to you at the company’s expense.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match on your contributions.
  • Student Loan Resources, the ability to control and prioritize your financial wellness with the assistance of Peanut Butter.
  • Available Discounts for both your daily and splurge expense through PerkSpot.


Requirements

New Home Star is seeking a well-educated, motivated, and goal-oriented sales professional to join our team. If you fit the requirements below, you are an ideal match for this position!

  • Weekend work days are required.
  • Reliable transportation throughout your workday to drive to potential homesites as needed.
  • Be able to work onsite during business hours.
  • Proficient computer knowledge/skills (i.e., MS Office Suite such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Current real estate license is required in the state of operation. Real Estate experience is required. New home sales experience is a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in a sales/professional business role is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred.


Responsibilities

  • Staff the model home during all hours of operation, including weekends, while maintaining the model home, sales office, and community appearance.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, and educate customers on the home building/buying process.
  • Use marketing initiatives to grow brand awareness with the local Realtor community and potential home buyers to generate adequate traffic and sales.
  • Participate in recurring sales training via our proprietary sales enablement platform, as well as in person.
  • Collaborate on an ongoing basis with the local sales team, and present quarterly business plans to our builder partners in order to meet given sales goals.


Applying Instructions

Ready to take the next step in your career? Follow the link below to check out New Home Star’s Careers Page!

https://www.newhomestar.com/careers

Excited to learn more about our award-winning company? Check out our social media profiles! You can find New Home Star on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and even Youtube.

https://www.newhomestar.com/company/about

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Inspired Homes made the building process easy and efficient. They maintained good communication and flexibility throughout the entire building process. Above all, I couldn't be happier with the quality of construction we have in our new home.

Justin R. | Kensington Farms

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